From under the gun, Salman Behbehani raised.
"Good luck," said James Dempsey from across the table knowing Behbehani was short on chips and they might be all going into the middle on this hand.
Action then folded to Michael Foti in the big blind and he made the call to see the flop. Foti check-called a bet from Behbehani and the turn was the . Foti check-called again.
The river was the and Foti bet out. Behbehani made the call for less than a full bet and it was time for a showdown.
"Do you have ace-nine?" asked Behbehani, fearing Foti had rivered two pair.
Foti tabled the for just a pair of nines and Behbehani then showed the for a pair of aces.
"Feared the worst knowing how things have been going," commented Behbehani, hinting towards his recent slide in the chip count. He was able to win this pot, though, and double his stack.